Mexican authorities claim they have no information about abductions of US citizens in the coastal state of Colima. This is despite the rewards her FBI offered for information about her disappearance.
On Thursday, the FBI issued a press release offering a $20,000 reward for information on the whereabouts of Maria del Carmen Lopez, a 63-year-old US citizen who was kidnapped from her home in Pueblo Nuevo, Colima.
After the kidnapping, the Colima Attorney General’s Office claimed that no complaint had been filed for the kidnapping and that it had no information on Mexico. Elle Universal reportThey referred all inquiries to Mexico’s Office of the Attorney General (FGR), claiming that the Organized Crime Division was handling the case.
News of a new abduction of a U.S. citizen in Mexico follows the March 3 abduction of four other U.S. citizens in Matamoros, Tamaulipas state, and the killing of two of the abduction victims. It was brought at a time of heightened political tension. Gulf Cartel.
As Breitbart Texas reported, political pressure was so intense in the Matamoros incident that authorities sent hundreds of soldiers and police officers to the city. However, the Gulf Cartel eventually surrendered five gunmen next to a poster board begging for forgiveness. It is revealed that city leaders were involved in granting the Gulf Cartel access to the city’s ambulance.
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